CHDs and Pregnancy


Although many women are capable of becoming pregnant, women with a moderately complex or complex CHD might have a higher risk throughout pregnancy to have complications. The risks of complications are both for the fetus and the mother.

Click below for more information on things to consider before and during pregnancy if you have a CHD, where to get specialized care, as well as other links and resources you may find helpful.

Plan Your Pregnancy

Every woman with a CHD should plan for their pregnancy

Talk to a Specialist


Talk to a physician who specializes in CHDs and pregnancy before becoming pregnant.


CHDs & Pregnancy

Why are CHDs an issue during pregnancy?

Planning Your Pregnancy

Learn about key things to consider before and throughout your pregnancy.

Where to Get Care

Find specialists near you trained to care for women with a CHD.

Links & Resources

Check out links to other sites and other useful resources on CHDs and pregnancy.

Frequently Asked Questions

Read frequently asked questions about CHDs and pregnancy.

Family & Patient Perspectives

Learn more about families and their journeys.